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Woman's evening dress

American
1970s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back length: 141.0 cm (55 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.930

Medium or Technique

Rayon(?) and lurex velvet, embroidered with lurex and sequins; silk crepeline lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length evening dress of black and gold lurex velvet, black ground patterned with gold interlace (rattan/caning) pattern. Long sleeves, a-line shape, v-neck, with mock turtleneck inset entirely covered with gold sequins. Neck edge and cuffs embroidered with lurex in parallel rows, in band effect. Lined with black silk crepeline. No label.

Provenance

Purchased through WGBH auction by Freda Rebelsky; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Freda Rebelsky